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Nexus Prime (Samsung Galaxy Nexus) Primed at FCC, as Big as Samsung Galaxy S II

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The Samsung handset rumored to transform into the Nexus Prime upon release has received the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stamp of approval just recently–and FCC documents suggest that not only is it compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Canadian networks but is also as big as the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Samsung GT-I9250 appeared in recently published FCC reports, which showed that the handset carries communications equipment compatible with GSM 850, GSM 1900, WCDMA II, WCDMA IV, and AWS 1700 bands. No hints of CDMA or LTE support were reported, but the FCC information does suggest that the GT-I9250 (FCC…

Nexus Prime Caught in Act, “Confirmed” to Come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 5-MP Cam, 1750-mAh Batt

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A tipster who asked to remain anonymous has unleashed what could potentially launch a new wave of rumors and speculations about the Nexus Prime. In a nutshell, the Samsung GT-I9250 is the Nexus Prime, and it comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 5-megapixel primary shooter, and a 1,750-mAh battery. Just a few hours ago, two conflicting reports of alleged Nexus Prime official specs leaked out, sending the blogosphere afrenzy over more rumors and speculations regarding the yet-unconfirmed upcoming Google flagship reference phone for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. But, here’s the freshest and the juiciest so far–straight from…

Nexus Prime “Official” Specs Start Leaking; Exynos CPU, Hi-capacity Batt, Notification Lights Reported

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The iPhone 4S disappointed a lot of Apple fans expecting rumored specs for an iPhone 5. Will the Nexus Prime go the same route? Probably yes, and probably no–depending on whom you believe at this rumor-filled stage of the Nexus Prime saga. Two conflicting reports have surfaced just a few hours ago regarding the upcoming Nexus Prime. Both reports claim to have been based on credible hearsay from reliable sources. While both new reports affirm most of the Nexus Prime specs that have been circulating the Web, one report depicts an inebriated set of Nexus Prime specs that will truly…

Nexus Prime, Samsung Galaxy S III Possibly Among Deluge of Upcoming Samsung Android Devices [Updated with Release Dates, Official Names]

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Benvenuto! That’s how you’d welcome someone in Italian and was exactly what we had in mind when we got wind of a report from Italian tech site Telefonino.net claiming that Samsung has several Android devices lined up, ready for us to greet with Benvenuto! in the coming months. [Update 2011-10-03: It turns out that this leaked list not only opens up flood gates of Samsung Android devices but also seems to be fairly accurate, and thus, prophetic.  New information about the devices mentioned in this list has surfaced in various reports, and we're updating the post to show the updates.] [Update…

Nexus Prime Likely To Be Announced on October 11 at Exactly 11:30 AM

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The likelihood of Samsung’s announcing, demoing, and showcasing the bloatware-free Google Nexus Prime and its Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) on October 11 is getting higher with new reports coming in. Samsung has reportedly sent out invitations for a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event slated for October 11, which also coincides with the kick-off of the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego, California. The event starts at 11:30 A.M. According to the invitations we’ve seen, the event is marked as a “Google Episode.” The invitations also show the Android logo and explicitly invite the recipients to “get a…

Nexus Prime Specs Hinted in Tweeted Poetry (Again), Possibility of QWERTY Keyboard Mentioned This Time

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After dropping hints of a possibly November 3 release date for the Nexus Prime, tweeter and rookie poet Tom Fleming has added more lines to his previous line-by-line poetic “revelations” about the famed Nexus Prime. This time, there are hints of an HD screen, new widgets, and possibly a full-QWERTY keyboard. As we previously reported, Fleming had published the following lines through his Twitter account (@tfleming223): While things that go bump in the night, surely give you a fright, It’s all in good fun as I share treats and panda fun. So Instead of filling your belly with candies, jellies…

Tweeted Poetry Places Nexus Prime Release Date on Same Day as Death of Batman’s “True Father”

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A couple of tweeters reportedly were exchanging lines of poetry several hours ago, and the stanzas were suggestive of several tidbits about the rumored Google flagship phone for Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich–the Nexus Prime–especially the lines suggesting November 3 as the release date for the Nexus Prime. We’ve compiled the stanzas spanning several tweets from Tom Fleming (@tfleming223), who was exchanging poetry lines with “The Panda King” (@black_man_x) on Twitter: While things that go bump in the night, surely give you a fright, It’s all in good fun as I share treats and panda fun. So Instead of filling…

Samsung GT-I9250 to Be Called Galaxy Nexus, Not Nexus Prime; to Be as Thin as Galaxy S II

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The Samsung GT-I9250 has been a hot item in the news lately, chiefly because it is almost everyone’s primary suspect for the upcoming Google reference phone, the official name of which has not yet been officially made known. But, a tipster has said that the upcoming Google phone from Samsung will be called the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, rather than the Nexus Prime, Nexus 3, Nexus Plus, or some other rumored name being floated around. The tipster, allegedly a “well-informed source from the industry,” told GSMArena.com the final name of the first Android smartphone to come out as the reference device…

More Nexus Prime Details Marching In, Wi-Fi Certification This Time

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The infamous Samsung GT-I9250 quietly passed through Wi-Fi-certifying authorities for its seal of approval yesterday. This very same Samsung handset caused quite a stir when details about it appeared in a controversial leaked Samsung roadmap, which listed it as the only upcoming Samsung smartphone with Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Being the only ICS-bearing Android wonderphone on the list, the almost-unanimous verdict of speculators and rumor mills was a loud and clear: “It’s the Google Nexus Prime!” There’s a Kind of Hush Samsung’s lips are tightly zipped as far as the Nexus Prime is concerned. But, if it was…

Google Nexus Prime to Come Out of Samsung’s Phone Mill in October

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Korean news site ELECTRONIC TIMES INTERNET (ETNews) reported yesterday that Google’s upcoming Android reference smartphone, called the Nexus Prime, will be unveiled in October this year. Samsung Electronics will manufacture the device and have already ordered components from its partner component manufacturers. Korean mobile carriers are also reportedly already gearing up for their respective unveiling events for the much-anticipated Google Nexus Prime in October. The Google Nexus line of smartphones are flagship handsets that debut major updates to the world-renowned Android operating system. The Google Nexus Prime will be the first handset to run on Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich–the…